Category: Creativity

Apr 21

Self-publishing does not mean self-editing: Hire an editor!

By Casondra Brewster Creative Word Lab   Recently, I was offered another contract for editing – a novel manuscript – but when I read the first five pages of the work – I had to refuse. Even if I charged my top rate, which is still cheap by going-rate standards, the work would be so …

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Jul 17

We met our goal! Thank you!

Operations Write for Baseball was a huge success and we reached our goal yesterday! That includes a few “mail-in” donations, which is fantastic, too. We’re still doing the video, and there will still be expressions of gratefulness and appreciation. Many of you have asked to be anonymous. You will forever be known as Tank’s Baseball …

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Jul 16

Baseball and Writing – They Go Together

Tank’s baseball dreams for this summer for sure for next week’s tournament are a go! Wow! Thank you. Thank you. Still more donations came in yesterday. How exciting! When I told Tank he said, “Mom, that’s awesome. You’re awesome. I need to be awesome.” I told him he was awesome. This whole “Getting Creative to …

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Jul 15

Update on “Getting Creative to Help Make Dreams Come True!”

I’m indebted to the incredible generosity of those that responded to my “Getting Creative to Help Make Dreams Come True.” We need $150 more to meet our goal. But even so, I have a lot of writing to do. It’s really going to challenge me, but I am so inspired that there is such human …

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Jul 14

Getting Creative To Make Dreams Come True

In mid-June, I stepped away from a stable, yet very unsatisfying job. I began a career of self-employment. Creative Word Lab (www.creativewordlab) was born. Initially business was good. Invoicing went out and some monies came in; but not all of them. And it’s pinching in a too important place as far as I’m concerned. Bills …

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